BDD Request for Proposals – Legal Services RFP# 23/29/P
Proposal Due Date: January 17th, 1, 2023
ELECTRONIC-ONLY PROPOSAL SUBMISSION
- PURPOSE OF THIS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The purpose of the Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit sealed proposals to establish a contract through
competitive negotiations for the procurement of qualified, licensed, full-service, Law Firms to represent the
Buckman Direct Diversion Board (“the Board/BDDB”) in legal matters and litigation; provide legal services
and support to the BDD Board meetings and hearings and in court.
- BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The Buckman Direct Diversion Board “BDDB” an entity organized and existing under that certain Joint Powers
Agreement by and between the City of Santa Fe (“the City”) and Santa Fe County (“the County”), dated March
7, 2005, requests proposals from qualified attorneys to serve as legal counsel for the Board on matters related to
the Board’s provision of regional water resources though the Buckman Direct Diversion (“BDD”) Project.
- SCOPE OF PROCUREMENT
The required professional, legal services will cover, but are not limited to, general issues and concepts related to
public body organizational powers and duties, public policy review, contracting, opinion and agreement drafting
and negotiations, utility management and liability issues, and representation of the entity before federal and state
courts and governmental agencies.
This procurement will result in a contractual agreement between two parties; the procurement may ONLY be
used by those two parties exclusively as a single source award. The contractual agreement will commence
upon approval of the BDDB and when all parties sign. The Term will be (4) years based on the final
signature date of all parties.
E. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION
Submissions of all proposals must be accomplished via email to:
Full RFP: RFP_Legal_Services_BDDB_Final_23-29-P
For Questions, Contact: Monique Maes, Contracts Administrator, email@example.com or 505-955-4508 and/or
Central Purchasing Office: purchasing_RFP@santafenm.gov